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    Two more homophobic churches for South Africa!0

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  • Populism, more than prejudice, is the problem with Trump

    Populism, more than prejudice, is the problem with Trump0

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  • Dealing with “Unintentional Racism”

    Dealing with “Unintentional Racism”0

    Eusebius McKaiser invited me onto his radio show to talk about intentions and their role in assigning praise and blame, or more broadly, in determining the moral status of speech and action. You can listen to the podcast of the conversation, and/or read further if you’re interested in a fuller description of my views on


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